The Waiheke Choral Society kicked off New Zealand Music Month with a performance at the Waiheke Library in Artworks on Sat, May 2nd. Waiheke Radio was there to record the performance as part of the Waiheke Podcasting Project. Topic: Waiheke Podcasting Project
Community board member Tony Sears gave this speech at the Auckland City Council City Development Committee meeting on May 14th in regards to the recommendation by the group evaluating tenders for waste management on the island that the contract be given to TransPacific Industries (TPI) an Australian owned multi-national company thus removing over 25 years of locally managed waste management on the island. Topics: Waiheke Podcasting Project, Waiheke, Auckland, recycling, community
Shirin Brown from Waiheke Radio interviewed Tony Hayes the area manager for Woolworths about the fire and when Woolworths on Waiheke would be back at full capacity. Recording is outside and a bit windy. Topics: Waiheke Podcasting Project, Waiheke Radio, waiheke
Liz Jamieson-Hastings is a Waiheke woman who has written a book, Still Standing, that describes her struggle with alcohol and anorexia and how she overcame this. She now advocates for drug and alcohol counselling for prisoners. The Waiheke library organised hosted an author talk by Liz early in 2009. This podcast is an edited version of that talk. The podcast was recorded and produced by Juliet Bonnay as part of the Waiheke Podcasting Project, an initiative of Waiheke Radio, with the support of... Topics: Waiheke, Waiheke Podcasting Project, Alcohol, Anorexia
Denny Reid is a Waiheke Islander with a dream - to create flappable wings that can be worn by a human allowing them to fly like a bird. Here Denny explains his ideas for wearable working wings. The podcast was created by Denny as part of the Waiheke Podcasting Project - http://waihekepodcasting.ning.com Topics: Waiheke Podcasting Project, Waiheke, wings, fly, Icarus, Denny Reid
April 2 is International Children's Book Day. It was also Hans Christian Andersen's birthday. Rosalie Henaghan recorded this podcast to mark the occasion. Topics: waiheke podcasting project, waiheke, hans christian andersen, international book day
Des Mann is a former Principal of Green Bay High School in Auckland New Zealand. Des and his partner Angela Bradbury sat down with Juliet Bonnay, teacher, counselor and artist to discuss what has led to a culture of bullying in New Zealand schools and society. This podcast was recorded and produced by Juliet Bonnay as part of the Waiheke Podcasting Project, an intiative of Waiheke Radio, with support from the Waiheke Community Board and Community Education at Waiheke High School. Topics: Waiheke, Waiheke Podcasting Project, New Zealand, Bullying, School
This speech by Councillor Cathy Casey was given at the Auckland City Development Board meeting about the tender for waste services on Waiheke. The councillor excused herself from this contentious process due to having a "conflict of interest" in that she represented the concerns of Waiheke residents rather than corporate and bottom line interests of the tender process. Topics: waiheke radio, waiheke podcasting project, waiheke, auckland, waste, cleanstream
Kara (formerly Kit) Nelson and Skate were amongst a group of women from Waiheke Island who joined the women's anti-nuclear weapon protest camp at Greenham Common in Great Britain in the 1980s. Along with fellow Waiheke peace campaigner Maynie Thompson, the two are back on the campaign trail, planning for the Waiheke leg of a Global March for Peace planned for Oct 2009. Kara and Skate were interviewed by Chris Walker on Waiheke Radio on sat 30 May 2009. They reminisced about Greenham Common and... Topics: Waiheke, Radio, New Zealand, Peace, Greenham Common, Kit Nelson, Waiheke Podcasting Project,...
Every Saturday during May 2009 the Waiheke Library marked NZ Music Month with a live performance by a Waiheke artist. Waiheke Radio and the Waiheke Podcasting Project have been there to record them. On Sat 30th May it was the turn of local singer-songwriter Ian Simpson, accompanied on mandolin by Andy Lewis. Their performance is followed by an interview conducted by Shirin Brown. Topics: Waiheke, Waiheke Radio, Waiheke Podcasting Project, New Zealand, NZ music, Ian Simpson, Andy Lewis
To mark NZ Music Month the Waiheke Library is hosting a series of performances by Waiheke artists. On Sat May 8th the Waiheke Orchestra Ensemble performed a set of pop classics. The Waiheke Orchestra Ensemble is a group of enthusiastic amateur woodwind, brass and string players who meet regularly to perform for their own pleasure, with an occasional public foray. Waiheke Radio and the Waiheke Podcasting Project were there to record the performance. Topics: Waiheke, New Zealand, Waiheke Radio, Waiheke Podcasting Project, Orchestra. NZ Music Month
Every Saturday during May the Waiheke Library is marking NZ Music Month with a live performance by a Waiheke artist. Waiheke Radio and the Waiheke Podcasting Project have been there to record them. On Sat 23rd May it was the turn of Anu Grace and her young ukulele students. Anu has been teaching ukulele to these students as part of a national initiative to introduce young people to music and singing through playing the ukulele. Topics: Waiheke, Waiheke Radio, Waiheke Podcasting Project, Ukulele, Anu Grace, NZ music, New Zealand
To mark New Zealand Music Month 2009 the Waiheke Library hosted a series of performances by Waiheke Musicians. On Sat 16th May it was the turn of Full Stop, a local ska band who played a set of ska classics and a tune of their own to an appreciative crowd of library patrons spanning many generations. The performance was recorded by Waiheke Radio as part of the Waiheke Podcasting Project. Topics: Waiheke, Waiheke Radio, Waiheke Podcasting Project, Ska, New Zealand, NZ music, Full Stop
On the hill overlooking Palm Beach, Waiheke Island is Friends House, the meeting place for the Waiheke branch of the Religious Society of Friends, or Quakers. In Easter 2009 the Young Friends, the youth arm of the Quakers, met at Friends House for their annual national camp. One night they sat down and discussed what being a Quaker meant to them, and their thoughts about Friends House. This was recorded by Chris Walker for the Waiheke Podcasting Project, an initiative of Waiheke Radio with... Topics: Quakers, Religious Society of Friends, Waiheke, Waiheke Podcasting Project, Waiheke Radio, Palm...
Councillor Leila Boyle gives a statement outlining the City Vision / Labour views of the Waiheke waste tender at the Auckland City Development Board Meeting, June 11, 2009 Topics: waiheke radio, waiheke podcasting project, waiheke, auckland, waste, cleanstream, auckland city...
The final vote and Waiheke response to disqualification of Clean Stream from Waiheke Waste tender process and recommendation of TPI to be awarded the tender for Waiheke waste services. This was the Auckland City Development Group meeting on June 11th, 2009 Topics: waiheke radio, waiheke podcasting project, waiheke, auckland, waste, cleanstream, auckland city...
Waiheke Radio marked Christmas 2008 by broadcasting a recording of the Waiheke Choral Society and Waiheke choir Sister Shout performing Handel's Messiah. We recorded the live performance at St Peter's Church in Oneroa, Waiheke Island, New Zealand and broadcast it on Christmas Eve and again on Christmas Day. Waiheke Radio is a not-for-profit community radio station that's always trying to bring a local angle to our programme so they were thrilled to work with the Choral Society on this project... Topics: Waiheke, radio, Waiheke Radio, Waiheke Island Choral Society, Sister Shout, Handel, Messiah,...